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Jan 26, 2013 9:30am EST
to get something done after an election which mitt romney lost 71% of hispanic voters, despite an unemployment rate in double digits among hispanics. the problem is, as it was in 2005-2006, is the house, very few house republicans in districts with meaningful hispanic population and the likely outcome is that the only way this gets passed is if john boehner is willing to pass a bill that many house republicans oppose. there is a political interest in both parties in getting this done. >> you mentioned 2005 and 2006. i want to bring in the last two big pushes for immigration reform. 1986, ronald reagan fixed the problem of illegal immigration by this. three main parts. employer sanctions, border enforcement and legalization for unauthorized immigrants, about 2.7 million people received permanent residency as a result of that amnesty, a word that politically no one wants to use anymore. since then illegal immigration continued. fast forward to 2005. all congress and the bush administration could agree on was building one big fence. ana, why is today's immigration debate different th
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